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  1. khabi's Avatar
    My buddy dropped my phone 3 days after I got it. About a 4 ft fall onto a black top. Had a Spigen case on it.

    Cracked the screen.

    No insurance - FML.

    I dropped my old HTC 10 plenty of times over 2 years, and never one scratch or minor crack.
    jens Van Keer and Larry 609 like this.
    03-19-2018 03:03 PM
  2. AmandainStrangeland's Avatar
    I always use a glass screen protector from Bodyguardz.
    03-19-2018 03:08 PM
  3. VW Maverick's Avatar
    03-19-2018 03:12 PM
  4. khabi's Avatar
    I always use a glass screen protector from Bodyguardz.
    Had a Dome Glass screen protector in the mail on the way. Wasn't available immediately after I got my phone early. Figured it'd be able to last a few days until the protector showed up.

    S9 durability is horrible.
    Nubwy likes this.
    03-19-2018 03:21 PM
  5. 05GT's Avatar
    Your bud owes you some money.
    03-19-2018 03:36 PM
  6. areyes163's Avatar
    People always do this. Their device gets dropped and breaks and they claim its built horribly. There's so many factors that go into this. But most notable is it's a glass phone with a curved screen. Of course if you drop the phone it's more prone to breaking then a plastic or metal device.

    That's why I dont let people hold my phone. If they drop it and it breaks are they going to pay for it. Probably not. Sorry to hear your phone broke though. But anything can break when dropped.
    03-19-2018 03:45 PM
  7. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    My buddy dropped my phone 3 days after I got it. About a 4 ft fall onto a black top. Had a Spigen case on it.

    Cracked the screen.

    No insurance - FML.

    I dropped my old HTC 10 plenty of times over 2 years, and never one scratch or minor crack.
    Sorry that happened to you.
    03-19-2018 03:56 PM
  8. TMavC5's Avatar
    Seriously like anything else in life. If it made to break, it will. I don't care how well it claims to be.
    03-19-2018 04:00 PM
  9. RapidTurtle's Avatar
    This is why I wish that would make a flat screen version. Those curves are hard to protect.
    Itsa_Me_Mario and missmotta like this.
    03-19-2018 04:11 PM
  10. sweetypie31's Avatar
    So is your friend going to pay for your phone ?
    03-19-2018 04:24 PM
  11. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    This is why I wish that would make a flat screen version. Those curves are hard to protect.
    This ^^
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    03-19-2018 04:45 PM
  12. khabi's Avatar
    So is your friend going to pay for your phone ?
    No, he isn't. I'm just going to live with it for now.

    It's a spider crack in the top left corner of the screen. Right where the notifications pop up. I'm going to put my Dome Glass protector on it and hope it isn't very noticeable.

    It's $220 at a local Samsung certified shop to replace the screen. Sucks that they manufactured this phone so that you have to take apart the entire phone to change the screen, makes it very expensive to repair.

    If I can't live with it, I'll pony up the $220 to get it fixed and see if my buddy will contribute. And maybe over a couple months the cost to fix the screen will go down. Does anyone know if it usually goes down? And how long it takes until it does go down?
    03-19-2018 04:50 PM
  13. sweetypie31's Avatar
    No, he isn't. I'm just going to live with it for now.

    It's a spider crack in the top left corner of the screen. Right where the notifications pop up. I'm going to put my Dome Glass protector on it and hope it isn't very noticeable.

    It's $220 at a local Samsung certified shop to replace the screen. Sucks that they manufactured this phone so that you have to take apart the entire phone to change the screen, makes it very expensive to repair.

    If I can't live with it, I'll pony up the $220 to get it fixed and see if my buddy will contribute. And maybe over a couple months the cost to fix the screen will go down. Does anyone know if it usually goes down? And how long it takes until it does go down?
    If you can live with it for now then cool but should you decide to get it repaired you shouldn't have to pay anything. You didn't drop the phone. Your friend should feel bad and pay for it. *Shrugs*

    I've never had to get a phone screen fixed so I don't know an answer to your question. Sorry.
    badcat and Alan Sims like this.
    03-19-2018 05:05 PM
  14. erwaso's Avatar
    Try the new ubreakifix samsung deal?

    You need a new friend.
    03-19-2018 05:28 PM
  15. rjack22's Avatar
    I think the friend should own up that he dropped it and at least pay for the repair.
    03-19-2018 05:29 PM
  16. Affirmed's Avatar
    I think that's not a bad deal. I was quoted $350 for my S8.
    03-19-2018 05:31 PM
  17. MrDoh's Avatar
    khabi, which Spigen case did you have on your S9, if I may ask? I also have a Spigen case, but am open to re-thinking that if I can find a case that isn't too heavy duty yet protects my phone better.

    Thanks.
    03-19-2018 08:30 PM
  18. Guyinbox's Avatar
    I don't trust spigen cases ever since my brother cracked the screen on good s7e in a neo hybrid case. A pocket height fall onto a kitchen floor shouldn't break a screen.
    03-19-2018 08:40 PM
  19. filanto's Avatar
    I generally leave the store without at least a cheap vinyl one on it
    shanghaichica likes this.
    03-19-2018 08:43 PM
  20. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    Agree to try the ubreak fix thinger. New promo from Samsung, hopefully a good deal.
    03-19-2018 09:11 PM
  21. Itsa_Me_Mario's Avatar
    I don't trust spigen cases ever since my brother cracked the screen on good s7e in a neo hybrid case. A pocket height fall onto a kitchen floor shouldn't break a screen.
    Depends on the angles, speed, etc. A 5" fall onto carpet can break the screen if it's at the right angle. One of the major complaints about that ugly edge display is how much it's compromising the structural integrity of the display.
    03-19-2018 09:13 PM
  22. andrew_ackley's Avatar
    No, he isn't. I'm just going to live with it for now.

    It's a spider crack in the top left corner of the screen. Right where the notifications pop up. I'm going to put my Dome Glass protector on it and hope it isn't very noticeable.

    It's $220 at a local Samsung certified shop to replace the screen. Sucks that they manufactured this phone so that you have to take apart the entire phone to change the screen, makes it very expensive to repair.

    If I can't live with it, I'll pony up the $220 to get it fixed and see if my buddy will contribute. And maybe over a couple months the cost to fix the screen will go down. Does anyone know if it usually goes down? And how long it takes until it does go down?
    Don't forget you lose the water resistance.
    03-19-2018 09:34 PM
  23. reemkn's Avatar
    Oh no, poor guys
    03-20-2018 03:21 AM
  24. Ubev's Avatar
    I expected more from a phone this expensive
    03-20-2018 03:34 AM
  25. Octopus_ring's Avatar
    We build a phone with infinity display and curved edges but to protect it you need good cover. Better which passed military drop tests.
    03-20-2018 04:09 AM
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